CPA ~ Central Park Archives, Maunulatalo

CPA ~ Central Park Archives, Maunulatalo

Installation produced by m-cult, Maunulatalo, Helsinki, FI





The Central Park Archives installation at Maunula House will present a selection from the first collections of the archive. Histories, observations and struggles of the park are narrated and documented with audio, video, photos and maps. The installation also invites visitors to share their observations and join the collections.

Histories
Park Politics, interview with landscape historian Maunu Häyrynen
Views to Central Park in 1890s-1970s, Helsinki City Museum / Digital Newspaper Archive

Observations
The Meadow with Jorma Ryske, Vappu Turunen and Minna Tarkka
The Frog by Martin Hackenberg
The Flying Squirrel and The Deer by Antti Viren

Struggles
In the Pixel Borderlands, interview with Matti Arponen
The Human Chain, interview with Susanna Pitkänen, photos Tony Ekman
Five Pixels of Central Park, interview and photos Sanni Seppo
Pirkkola conflict - videography by Illume / Jouko Aaltonen, Kyösti Mankamo and Kalle Kuisma

Ambiences
Sounds of Central Park, Summer 2021, multi-channel sound ambience by Tuukka Haapakorpi

Cartographies
Map table - pin your observations!
Locative sound map interface, demo 2020 by Ali Akbar Mehta, Susanna Ånäs, Palash Mukhopadhyay

Central Park Archives installation
August 10 - 14, 2021
Maunula-talo, Metsäpurontie 4, Helsinki
Opening hours: Tue-Thu 11-19, Fri-Sat 10-16